Plateau United midfielder Hamzat Owolabi is confident that his side has what it takes to claim the Aiteo Cup and add it to the already won NPFL trophy.

Owolabi who scored the match winner in Uyo on Wednesday against Akwa Starlets to put his side in the Quarter-finals of the cup competition also added that they will keep their concentration intact and seek progression into the last four.

“It is always a delight to score and getting the crucial goal that qualified us for the quarter-final was very massive for me. We tried as much as possible to go to Uyo with the conviction that we could do it and despite our opponents having home advantage, we had in mind our desire to progress to the next round irrespective of the obstacle,” Owolabi told Goal

“We are happy that we shall be playing away first before the return leg before our fans. We will strive to keep our ambition in check and concentrate on progressing to the last four from where anything can actually happen.

“We are very confident that we can do a double and we are gradually warming up towards that,” he noted.

The last team to do a domestic double was Enyimba of Aba in 2005 when the Okey Emordi led side won the league and the federation Cup titles.

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